Eddie Liptrot Principal DBGSEddie Liptrot - Principal, Dhahran British Grammar School

Eddie Liptrot joined International Schools Group (ISG) in fall 2013. He is the Principal of Dhahran British Grammar School. He has held substantial Headship in the UK and in the Middle East. In addition, Eddie was adviser and development partner to a range of international schools, as part of a commercial international schools group, prior to joining ISG. Within this role he led in the founding of new international schools; he acted as founding Principal of a school in Moscow. Eddie has worked extensively in building school leadership capacity; as an employee of The University of Manchester, he trained and assessed Headteachers and middle leaders in the UK, through partnership with the National College for School Leadership.

Eddie is an established member of a large education network in the UK and internationally. He is currently on the Executive Board of British Schools in the Middle East Headteachers’ Conference, (BSME) and is Honorary Treasurer of this organisation. He is a registered BSME Schools Inspector and was on the inaugural accrediting team. Until recently, he was Chairman of the Board of Governors for a state school in Cheshire, UK.

Current initiatives at Dhahran British Grammar School

  • Introduction of a 6th form - now in its second year of the Cambridge A Level Programme.
  • BSME/BSO Accreditation – As a member of the British Schools in the Middle East, the accreditation took place in 2015 when the school was accredited against the agreed standards that recognises high quality British style provision in British schools overseas.
  • The school has grown significantly to meet the demands of the community - this year it is expected that there will be 750 students attending DBGS
  • Refurbishment of facilities – Recently rebuilt most of the campus with four major building projects. Continued development of campus included new classrooms and specialist areas for subjects such as Art, Music, Design Technology and Domestic Science.

Values driven, the warmth of the school community comes through a highly developed social media interface.

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ISG Contact Details

International Schools Group (ISG)
P. O. Box 31677
Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966-13-330-0555

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